About Mtn Top
Top 30 Achievements by Mountain Top on the Move
since founding in 1986
1. Helped to establish a new, much improved Post Office in Mountain Top.
2. Conducted voter registration drives
3. Sponsored anti-liter programs through out community
4. For 25 years, sponsored, organized, and ran the annual 4th of July
Parade, which has now become one of the largest events in the Greater
Mountain Top Area, as well as, the largest Independence Day Parade in
5. Helped to defeat and stop tolling of Interstate 80 (after the law was
passed) in order to protect our town from heavy diversionary traffic as
well as to protect jobs in Crestwood industrial Park. MTOTM played a major
role with state-wide anti-tolling Alliance.
6. Worked with Penn Dot to place “Mountain Top” signs along
both Interstate 80 and Interstate 81.
7. Worked with Penn Dot to identify problem and to convert part of Route
309 into a five lane section of highway in order to alleviate traffic
problems at Kirby Avenue and the Triangle Intersections.
8. Numerous and substantial donations to Mt. Top Kirby Library, St. Paul’s
Free Medical Clinic, Wright Twp Park, St. Paul’s Free Kitchen, Wright
9. Initiated both long and short range planning efforts to improve image
of “downtown” Mt. Top.
10. Sponsored creation of Mountain Top Business Alliance.
11. Initiated annual Christmas Tree Lighting event with arrival of Santa
in Mt. Top.
12. Published complete new map of Greater Mountain Top Area---twice.
13. Initiated the creation and establishment of the Alberdeen Recreational
14. Established, as a tradition, the Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at
the Wright Twp Veterans’ Memorial.
15. Established a web site to promote benefits of Mt. Top as a great place
16. Accepted seats on EPA’s Foster Wheeler/Church Road TCE Super
Fund Site’s Community Advisory Group (CAG). Help oversee and publicize
site work and EPA activities to keep community informed about clean up
17. Established annual tradition of a Flag Raising Ceremony after the
4th of July Parade at the Wright Twp Building.
18. Established a Face Book site to promote Community activities.
19. Honored services of Mt. Top Area Police Chiefs and Fire Chiefs.
20. Organized and hosted a community breakfast to honor FIVE Mountain
Top Area Olympic candidates.
21. Publicly recognized many prominent community leaders for their lifetimes
of community service, and worked to have some citizens recognized by the
22. Organized and sponsored the 4th of July Festival for many years.
23. Organized and hosted the first public hearing in Pennsylvania on Act
44 to inform the public of efforts to toll Interstate 80. (Chairman of
PA Turnpike Commission attended.)
24. Beautification recognition and clean up projects along Route 309.
25. Hosted numerous “Summits” of volunteer organizations in
Mt. Top to facilitate an exchange of ideas among volunteer groups.
26. Organized, sponsored, and spun off Mountain Top Area Recreation Association
to pursue its own projects.
27. Assisted in the founding of the Mountain Top Historical Society.
28. Periodically assisted with acquiring volunteers for the areas’
Fire and Ambulance Associations.
29. Purchased a specially constructed stage to be used for ceremonies
at Wright Twp.
30. Numerous area legislators are invited and regularly attend our 4th
of July events in order to meet the people of Mt. Top. These have included
representatives from Congress, as well as, the Pennsylvania State House